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The HarbourVest Boston Team

Kimberley Richardson

Vice President

Boston

About Kimberley

Kimberley Richardson joined HarbourVest in 2022 and is a leader in the Firm’s global information technology team, focusing on operations and strategic initiatives involving systems, infrastructure and devops.

Prior to joining the Firm, Kimberley was a Senior Director, (IT Infrastructure) at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Kimberley received a MS in Computer Information System from Rivier University and a BS in Computer Science from University of Massachusetts.

Continuation solutions encompass a host of transaction types in which a GP secures interim liquidity and/or additional primary capital for their LPs in a strongly performing asset, or set of assets, that the GP will continue to own and control. Specifically, they include continuation funds, new funds created by GPs for the purpose of acquiring the asset(s) that continue to be managed by the same GP and capitalized by one or several secondary buyers, or equity recapitalizations involving a direct equity or structured equity investment into a portfolio company. These transactions can also include a parallel investment from the GP’s latest fund into that same pool of assets (a “cross-fund trade”).